We are recruiting a senior-level scientist to serve as our in-house protein expert and to join our efforts in using high-throughput screening (HTS) for structure/target-based small molecule discovery (Job title: HTS Specialist). The HTS Specialist reports to the Director of the High Throughput Bioscience (HTB) Center and is expected to independently lead and implement collaborative projects; present and publish research results; and assist the Center Director in managing the daily operations of the Center.
The successful candidate will have extensive experience in molecular biology, protein biochemistry, and structural biology and a strong interest in learning, developing, and implementing new techniques related to high-throughput small-molecule drug discovery.
Experience in the following areas is a plus: protein purification, protein crystallography, docking, and biochemical and biophysical assay development, along with a strong publication record.
The High Throughput Bioscience (HTB) Center at St. Jude consists of members with advanced training in biology, chemistry, and engineering. We have professional experience in target identification and validation, assay development, high-throughput screening, laboratory automation, and management of scientific collaborations.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in biology, chemistry, or a related field required. PhD in biological sciences with relevant postdoctoral training preferred
Seven (7) years of relevant experience is required with a Bachelor's degree
Six (6) years of relevant experience is acceptable with a Master's degree
At least two (2) years of relevant experience is acceptable with a PhD
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